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From Jason Dillon <ja...@planet57.com>
Subject Re: Download page incorrectly lists "OS X" and "Unix" as being compatible
Date Fri, 20 Oct 2006 04:12:21 GMT
IMO it is really lame to need to certify a Java product on a billion  
different operating systems...  Isn't Sun's Java motto still write  
once run everywhere?  Or does that not apply to certification of j2ee  
platforms?  Write once certify everywhere?!

--jason


On Oct 19, 2006, at 9:08 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> Geir,
>
> Can you enumerate the specific requirements for "certification"?
>
> You have a valid point about OS X but if we certified on SuSE 9.3  
> is it not still  certified release on SuSE 10?  Or even jumping  
> from SuSE to Red Hat or even Solaris x86 or SPARC.  I'm curious  
> about how the certification treats all these possible permutations  
> (yikes ;-0 )
>
> Would it be acceptable to say something like:
>
> J2EE certified Release (with some link to a page that describes the  
> exact certification environment) and lists *nix as a general platform?
>
> I guess I'm really curious about what certified means based on your  
> comment below.
>
> On Oct 18, 2006, at 5:29 PM, Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>> They aren't tested.
>>
>> Can we put a separate section (or a separate page) for the non- 
>> certified downloads?
>>
>> geir
>>
>
> Matt Hogstrom
> matt@hogstrom.org
>
>
>


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